Kayaking in Oklahoma

Kayaking Trips in Oklahoma

With over 1,300 square miles of water, there are numerous paddling destinations in Oklahoma! There are lakes scattered throughout the state and many rivers that run through state parks and other protected public lands. Check out all kayaking trips in Oklahoma for every level of kayaker. Whether you're looking for a guided trip, kayak rentals, self-guided, day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a kayak trip in Oklahoma for you! If you've paddled Oklahoma before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

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Guide to Kayaking in Oklahoma

Looking for a year-round paddling destination? While snow isn't totally out of the question, average monthly daytime highs rarely dip below 50, making paddling possible any time of year! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Oklahoma:

  • Illinois River
  • Lower Mountain Fork
  • Broken Bow Lake

Kayaking Locations In Oklahoma

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Oklahoma! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Kayaking Trip in Oklahoma

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Oklahoma and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Oklahoma community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in Oklahoma

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going kayaking in Oklahoma? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.